One of my friends in college who recently came from Egypt 2 years ago seems to be really depressed now. We go to the same college and we have the same friends and he even knows some of my cousins back in Egypt. He was telling my today that he feels depressed and he doesnt want to live anymore and he feels miserable. He said he has been feeling like this a lot lately and all of these depressed feelings started when he was a young boy. he just seems like there is no hope for him for some reason. He seems fine at college but he tells me that when he laughs with us its like a fake laugh, like he doesnt really feel it. I told him a few times to go to confession and to talk to abouna and he said he will. I told him to pray and that I will pray for him. He is really starting to scare me!! I dont know what I should do!!! im so confused and im not sure who I should tell or what I should tell him. should i tell our other friends who can maybe help him out? should I talk to abouna (we go to different churches though)?
Please I need some advice ASAP!!!!! I dont want him to do anything we will all regret!!!
and also PLEASE PRAY FOR HIM!!!! and pray that God gives him strength to overcome his depression!!
and please pray for me so that I can help him!!